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Making a Measurable Difference

The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports on how Social Solutions founder Steve Butz, a former charity employee, “is leading an effort to encourage social service charities to assess their performance. It has attracted attention from prominent players in the nonprofit world — many of whom have witnessed philanthropy’s numerous failed attempts …

Rewards for Nonprofit Workers?

NPR | WAMU interviews Steve Butz on, “The pay is mediocre, the work is stressful and the hours are long. So what, if anything, should be done to encourage good social service workers to stay in the profession? One man thinks hard, cold cash might do the trick — and he’s set up a Baltimore-based foundation to find and reward those who …

Social Solutions: Helping Non-Profits Be More Effective

Fast Company – …”So when it comes to securing funds, non-profits have to be smart. One of the most common solutions is finding transparent ways to assure donors that their money is being put to good use. That’s where companies like 8-year old Baltimore based Social Solutions come in.”

Superstars wanted

From Cleveland’s The Plain Dealer – If you are a superstar in the field of social services, the Superstar Foundation of Baltimore is looking for you. The newly launched foundation wants to reward five superstars with $2,000 to recognize the “highest performing” social-service professionals and to encourage them to keep up the …

Does Money Talk in the Nonprofit Sector?

WYPR, Maryland ‘s NPR News Station – Social Solutions Founder and President Steve Butz is interviewed about how his Superstar Foundation’s grants to outstanding direct service providers may actually motivate the ‘not-in-it-for-the-money’ set. The link below will take you to the audio recording (13 minutes).

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